Earthquake with magnitude of ML 2.0 on date 09-10-2020 and time 21:01:57 (Italy) in region 11 km NW Milo (CT)

A magnitude ML 2.0 earthquake occured in region: 11 km NW Milo (CT), on

  • 09-10-2020 19:01:57 (UTC)
  • 09-10-2020 21:01:57 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 37.784, 15.013 at 24 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Milo CT 11 1087 1087
Randazzo CT 12 10900 11987
Sant'Alfio CT 12 1582 13569
Zafferana Etnea CT 13 9517 23086
Linguaglossa CT 13 5403 28489
Moio Alcantara ME 13 717 29206
Maletto CT 14 3920 33126
Castiglione di Sicilia CT 15 3215 36341
Piedimonte Etneo CT 15 3963 40304
Santa Domenica Vittoria ME 15 980 41284
Santa Venerina CT 15 8592 49876
Malvagna ME 16 733 50609
Bronte CT 16 19172 69781
Giarre CT 16 27659 97440
Mascali CT 16 14282 111722
Roccella Valdemone ME 17 666 112388
Francavilla di Sicilia ME 17 3945 116333
Fiumefreddo di Sicilia CT 17 9623 125956
Riposto CT 18 14838 140794
Ragalna CT 18 3924 144718
Motta Camastra ME 19 845 145563
Pedara CT 19 14102 159665
Nicolosi CT 19 7463 167128
Calatabiano CT 19 5308 172436
Trecastagni CT 19 10910 183346

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
23 Km NW of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
32 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
66 Km SW of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
66 Km SW of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
84 Km N of Siracusa (122291 inhabitants)
90 Km E of Caltanissetta (63360 inhabitants)
99 Km N of Ragusa (73313 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 2.0 2020-10-09
19:01:57
37.7845 15.0133 24 2021-02-26
14:55:59
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 83819701
Reviewed
Rev200
ML 1.6 2020-10-09
19:01:57
37.818 14.991 18 2020-12-28
15:13:44
Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania) 83656591
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2020-10-09 19:01:57 ± 0.29
Latitude 37.7845 ± 0.0108
Longitude 15.0133 ± 0.0182
Depth (km) 24 ± 3 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 83819701

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 1713
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 438
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 297
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 1710
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 90
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 24
Number of defining phases 18
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.46
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.82917
Number of stations at which the event was observed 17
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 12
Magnitudes information

ML:2

Field Value
Value 2
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 14
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 83819701
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-12-28 15:13:30

ML:1.6

Field Value
Value 1.6
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 83656591
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Operativa INGV_OE (Catania)
Time of creation (UTC) 2020-10-09 19:16:09
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.VCEL.EHZ. 2020-10-09T19:03:21.56 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 14.06 0
IV.CMPR.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:03:11.21 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 1.48 0
IV.LRP.EHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:58.95 3.0 undecidable manual Pn 0.8 0
XK.GIZZ.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:44.85 3.0 undecidable manual Sg 0.09 0
IV.CMPR.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:41.14 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 3.11 0
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:24.89 0.6 undecidable manual S 174 0.8292 99 0.37 43
IV.SPS2.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:23.66 3.0 negative manual Pn -4.6 0
IV.HCRL.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:15.17 0.6 undecidable manual S 178 0.5009 107 0.13 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:13.94 0.3 undecidable manual S 36 0.4497 109 0.34 69
IV.HAVL.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:12.39 0.3 undecidable manual P 174 0.8292 99 -0.59 59
IV.RAFF.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:11.79 0.3 undecidable manual P 223 0.7626 100 -0.07 69
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:08.47 0.6 undecidable manual S 43 0.2545 124 0.08 51
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:08.26 0.3 undecidable manual S 129 0.1781 136 1.61 43
IV.CAGR.HHE. 2020-10-09T19:02:07.75 0.1 undecidable manual P 248 0.4371 110 1.28 62
IV.HCRL.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:07.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 178 0.5009 107 -0.44 89
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:06.55 0.1 undecidable manual P 36 0.4497 109 -0.12 97
IV.GALF.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:05.17 0.1 undecidable manual P 258 0.3606 114 -0.08 100
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:04.71 0.6 undecidable manual S 199 0.0962 153 -0.51 47
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:03.50 0.1 undecidable manual P 43 0.2545 124 -0.16 99
IV.EPOZ.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:02.91 0.3 undecidable manual P 129 0.1781 136 0.24 75
IV.ECHR.HHE. 2020-10-09T19:02:02.09 0.3 undecidable manual P 219 0.1259 146 0 79
IV.ESLN.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:01.72 0.3 undecidable manual P 199 0.0962 153 -0.12 77
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:01.77 0.3 undecidable manual P 41 0.1295 146 -0.35 73
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2020-10-09T19:02:01.17 0.1 undecidable manual P 306 0.0621 162 -0.44 97
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.6 0.0001495 0.26 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:09.13
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0001605 0.54 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:09.04
IV.EPOZ.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0006325 1.62 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:11.11
IV.EPOZ.HHE. ML:2.1 0.000628 1.28 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:12.06
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2 0.000215 0.4 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:14.66
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:2 0.0002155 0.9 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:15.29
IV.GALF.HHE. ML:2 0.0002975 0.46 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:15.89
IV.HCRL.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000132 0.7 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:16.44
IV.GALF.HHN. ML:2 0.000272 0.42 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:18.50
IV.HCRL.HHN. ML:1.8 0.00011775 0.42 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:20.93
IV.RAFF.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000205 1.7 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:24.08
IV.RAFF.HHE. ML:2.3 0.000251 1.46 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:24.99
IV.HAVL.HHN. ML:2.2 0.000172 0.5 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:26.30
IV.HAVL.HHE. ML:2 0.00011125 1.16 AML other m 2020-10-09T19:02:29.32
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